Search

Charity barn dance to raise money for disease prevention in Africa

PUBLISHED: 12:37 22 September 2017 | UPDATED: 12:26 26 September 2017

Charity founder Janet Clark is in Gambia with charity co-worker Jane Moore. Picture: Gambian Aid Through Education

Charity founder Janet Clark is in Gambia with charity co-worker Jane Moore. Picture: Gambian Aid Through Education

Gambian Aid Through Education

A charity barn dance is to be held in October to raise money for mosquito nets that will be donated to villages in the West African nation of Gambia.

It is the fourth annual barn dance to be hosted by Mattishall-based charity, Gambian Aid Through Education, and all the money raised will go towards buying mosquito nets that will be sent to Gambia to help prevent the spread of malaria.

The founder and trustee of the charity, Janet Clark, said: “We have covered every bed in 10 villages so far and they have reported that children are no longer dying of Malaria. A net costs £5 and each bed covered will sleep four or five children.”

The dance will take place on October 7 at East Tuddenham Village Hall from 7pm. Tickets are £10 for adults and £7 for children and include an evening supper of sausages, beans and jacket potatoes.

Call 01362 858221 to buy a ticket or make a donation.

Other news

Yesterday, 18:16

Hundreds of East Anglia’s children have booted up and headed to Norfolk for one of the county’s largest youth football tournaments.

Yesterday, 17:58

Norfolk residents may spot some familiar sites in the newly released trailer for the BBC’s latest thriller.

Yesterday, 17:55

Norfolk is gearing up to welcome the King of Pop, Lionel Richie, to Holkham Hall this weekend.

Yesterday, 12:30

Here is a collection of some of your finest photographs from some of Norfolk’s best-loved towns and villages.

Most Read

Yesterday, 18:16

Hundreds of East Anglia’s children have booted up and headed to Norfolk for one of the county’s largest youth football tournaments.

Read more
Fakenham Town Football Club
Thu, 15:42

A dog walker has spoken about finding a “tiny”, newly-born common seal pup on a Norfolk beach.

Read more
National Trust
Yesterday, 17:55

Norfolk is gearing up to welcome the King of Pop, Lionel Richie, to Holkham Hall this weekend.

Read more
United Kingdom
Yesterday, 12:30

Here is a collection of some of your finest photographs from some of Norfolk’s best-loved towns and villages.

Read more
Fakenham
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The governing body overseeing a multi-million pound arts centre in Wells has appointed a new chair at a crucial time for the project.

Read more
Heritage Lottery Fund

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 13°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Fakenham and Wells Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Fakenham and Wells Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy